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Getting Here and Getting Around

Easily accessible by all types of transport - there are no shortage of ways to get to the beautiful city of Lincoln.

Once you have arrived, travelling around is easy. The city is compact enough to explore on foot, but there are also plenty of public transport options available. 


Lincoln Central Railway Station is situated in the city centre, within easy walking distance of the shopping and cultural areas.

Connections are provided by East Midlands Trains, LNER and Northern Rail, which operate daily services from Peterborough, Leicester, Nottingham, Sheffield, Doncaster and London.

Lincoln is only 2 hours from London Kings Cross and there are direct train services available, 7 days a week.


You can make a business trip to Lincoln easily by road and the recent dualing of the A46 makes journeys from Nottingham, Leicester and beyond considerably quicker.

  • From the north: via the A15 or the A46 
  • From the south: via the A46 or the A15 
  • From the east: via the A158 
  • From the west: via A1 and A57 


With two regional airports, travelling to Lincoln by air is hassle free. East Midlands Airport is less than 50 miles away and Humberside International Airport is just 30 miles north of Lincoln.


We can provide a library of useful maps and guides to help you during your visit to Lincoln.

Street maps and the Lincoln City Guide can be provided in bulk for your delegates, or we can provide a link to download electronic versions.


Lincoln offers great parking facilities around the city and in the city centre. Car parks run by City of Lincoln Council, St Marks Shopping Centre or NCP are open seven days a week.

There are also car parks available at specific times during the week at the University of Lincoln and the offices of the City of Lincoln Council.


You will find great bus connections throughout Lincoln and Lincolnshire.

For all timetable and route information, visit the Lincolnshire County Council website or call the Travel Shop at the bus station.

You can find the central bus station just outside the city centre on Meville Street, LN5 7HW.


Many of Lincolns attractions, restaurants and travel services are accessible, and we are working hard to make Lincoln easy to visit for all.

For more information about accessible venues and to view access statements, click here.